Public Works

The Purpose:

The Public Works Department provides a diverse range of essential services to the community. The services are required by the government to supply and maintain structures critical to having an acceptable life for the citizens of Rio Hondo. Only with a disruption does one notice all the work that goes on behind the scenes. 

Services include:

  • Maintaining town streets, alleys, unimproved roadways, drainage, and storm sewer systems. 
  • Maintaining the town's water and sewer infrastructure.
  • Operating the town's water and sewer treatment systems
  • Assuring that all water quality EPA standards are met.
  • Maintaining the town's park and cemeteries. 
  • Providing vehicle and equipment maintenance services for town vehicles.
  • Installation and maintenance of street and roadway signage. 


Contact Info

Murl Kemmerling